Tag: van

Ford Transit – best-selling cargo van on the planet

Ford Transit – best-selling cargo van on the planet

Ford models like the F-Series and Explorer have been the best-selling vehicles on the planet and the Transit family can also lay claim to be the best-selling line-up of cargo vans in the world. According to IHS Markit’s global new vehicle registration data for calendar year-end 2015, nearly 400,000 Transits […]

The Ford Transit returns to the Malaysian market

The Ford Transit returns to the Malaysian market

With the official launch today, the Transit returns to the Ford line-up in Malaysia but more significantly, it is also the first Ford model to be assembled since mid-2008. The van had been assembled at the AMI plant in Shah Alam, Selangor, for 6 years and had been a popular […]

Sat-Nav ‘most desired van option’

Sat-Nav ‘most desired van option’

SATELLITE navigation is now the most popular optional extra on Nissan vans in the UK, according to new data. Nissan’s latest Van Report study has found that 45% of van drivers and 40% of fleet operators now regard sat-nav as an essential upgrade on a new van, ahead of parking […]

New Mercedes Sprinter unveiled

New Mercedes Sprinter unveiled

THE NEW Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van will have clever safety technology, a more efficient drivetrain and a lower chassis for easier loading. Mercedes has confirmed some of the specifications for the new model, detailing the improvements that aim to make it better to work with and a sounder financial proposition. In […]

Transit Custom passes ‘torture tests’

Transit Custom passes ‘torture tests’

FORD has released amazing details of the punishing testing regime inflicted upon the new Transit Custom van. An extreme workload saw the model complete a total of three million miles of trials including non-stop figure-of-eight manoeuvres for a month, maintaining maximum speed for two months non-stop – apart from for […]

Fleet manager survey reveals toughest challenges

Fleet manager survey reveals toughest challenges

MANAGING rising fuel prices, vehicle costs and protecting vans from future regulation are all key priorities for the modern day van fleet manager according to the 2013 Nissan Van Report. In making the report Nissan surveyed 252 fleet managers, aiming to understand more of the challenges faced by the people […]

Citroen to showcase all-electric Berlingo

Citroen to showcase all-electric Berlingo

CITROEN is to showcase an all-new, all-electric Berlingo van at April’s Commercial Vehicle Show. With a 49kW – or 66bhp – electric motor under the bonnet and batteries totalling 22.5kWh of capacity under the load bay, the vehicle can be charged to 80% of full capacity in 35 minutes using […]

Volkswagen Caddy Edition 30 revealed

Volkswagen Caddy Edition 30 revealed

VOLKSWAGEN is celebrating 30 years of the Caddy van with a special, more stylish edition of the popular small load-lugger. The Caddy Edition 30 follows in the wheel tracks of other smartened-up VW vans like the Transporter Sportline, with special alloy wheels and cleaner body styling. Among the special edition’s […]

Kangoo van revised and improved

Kangoo van revised and improved

THE Renault Kangoo Van has been given a mid-life facelift, with new family styling and a revised interior. A new front bumper marks the van out from its predecessor, while Renault cites interior changes that raise the impression of quality. The van now has a noticeably different front end to […]

Companies test electric NV200

Companies test electric NV200

LEASING companies have joined fleet operators and used vehicle value guides for an advance preview of Nissan’s e-NV200 electric van in Spain. Five leasing companies, six major fleet operators and three used value guides visited Nissan’s Barcelona production facility and drove the new e-NV200, a diesel NV200 and the LEAF. […]